Marketplace Morning Report

Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.

Recent Episodes

10-14-15 - Morning Report - Tweeting at Congress

Airing on Wednesday, October 14, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about how inflation in China; fuel costs have powered Delta's earnings; and software that helps people in Congress manage constituent relationships the same way companies manage customer relationships.

10-13-15 - Morning Report - SABMiller and AB InBev merger

Airing on Tuesday, October 13, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the $104 billion takeover between two beer giants; why Las Vegas carries so much political weight; and why credit card interest rates haven't changed at the same magnitude as the Fed's rates.  

10-12-15 - Morning Report - Dell's big deal

Airing on Monday, October 12, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about news that Dell will purchase EMC in the largest tech deal ever; what to expect from bank earnings this week; and we'll talk to a consulting firm centered around good corporate practices, about the VW emissions scandal.

10-09-15 - Morning Report - The gender gap in Japan

Airing on Friday, October 9, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the latest in the Chrysler negotiations; Marketplace chief economics contributor Chris Farrell talks about what the U.S. can learn from Japan's efforts to correct its gender gap in the workforce; and how the Mets used math to get to the playoffs for the first time in several years.

10-08-15 - Morning Report - Racial disparity of wage garnishments

Airing on Thursday, October 8, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund's annual meeting; Alcoa's decision to split into two companies; and we'll talk a look at racial disparity of wage garnishments.

10-07-15 - Morning Report - El Nino drought

Airing on Wednesday, October 7, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about a timeline for VW and Audi to fix their cars; growing concerns that El Nino may cause drought in certain parts of Africa; and why business boomed in Bastrop County, Texas after a series of wildfires.